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As robots enter our lives, how will they learn our ethics?

At a point when most people have yet to experience self-driving cars, and may be hesitant to cede driving duties to a robot, Jacob Ward

Ekso’s wearable robots help people walk again

Imagine a device that lets paralyzed people walk. Ekso Bionics is working to fulfill that dream. In fact, many of their stakeholders already are

IBM’s Watson gives this robot brains

Meet Kito, possibly the world’s smartest robot. Whether he is or isn’t, though, it’s not a status Kito achieved on his own. (If his is

New “Invest in Innovation” challenge deemed a winner by VC panel

Fostering technical innovation is a key goal of the annual Robotics Alley Conference & Expo, hosted most recently this past December in Minneapolis. In that spirit,

Disney Imagineers use robotics to bring the magic to life

When you think of Disney characters, do electronics and cables ever cross your mind? Certainly not, and that’s no accident. It’s thanks to Disney’s Imagineers,